Stories about Brazil from October, 2005
Responding to controversy over a kiss by two men in the Brazilian soap opera, “America,” Made in Brazil argues that there is large support for gays in the Brazilian media and posts a link to email the Globo network to air the kiss.
Luís Afonso Assumpção celebrates the decision of Brazilian voters to against a ban on selling firearms. Made in Brazil hopes it means that the government will start acting more serious when it comes to public security.
Alex de Carvalho moblogged some notes from a day-long forum on the sustainability of Brazil's economic growth.
Bloggins by Boz has yet another thorough summary of electoral news from across Latin America.
Luís Afonso Assumpção translates parts of an article by brazilian neocon Reinaldo Azevedo on why conservatives are upset with Lula da Silva's government.
Yesterday was International Speak Portuñol Day. Portuñol is a mixture of Portuguese and Spanish much like Spanglish combines English and Spanish. [via Elena]
Brazilian photoblogger Tatiana Cardeal announces she will be showing 10 photographs at MediaNoche.
Alex de Carvalho, who organized the Brazilian delegation to the 6th annual World Forum on e-Democracy held near Paris summarizes how weblogs have influenced Brazilian politics.